Fri-Dahl Reads: Heroes and Villains

Goodbye August, hello September, greetings new school year! We hope you’re looking forward to the new term and even though we’re already missing the summer, we’re excited for what’s ahead- projects, INSET and half term (only 7 and a bit weeks away…!) We published new issues of our Book-Bites and High-Lights newsletters this week, so if… Read More Fri-Dahl Reads: Heroes and Villains

Fri-Dahl Reads: Danny, the Champion of the World!

In celebration of The Big Friendly Read Summer Reading Challenge 2016, we’ve retired our usual Friday Read posts for a bit and are instead looking at some of our favourite Roald Dahl books. Last week Apryl wrote about her love for Matilda and below one of our Library Assistants Zoë has written about Dahl’s 1975… Read More Fri-Dahl Reads: Danny, the Champion of the World!

What’s That I See? CKG on the Horizon…

There are now just THREE DAYS before the winner of the 2016 Carnegie and Kate Greenaway awards are revealed and we’re really excited for our shadowing event on Monday, not just because by lunchtime we’ll FINALLY know who the winner is, but because we get to discuss all of the titles with groups of students from three… Read More What’s That I See? CKG on the Horizon…

Is it too early to talk about the Summer Reading Challenge?

With half term on the horizon, the summer holidays will soon be in sight and that means one thing: the annual Summer Reading Challenge! The theme for 2016 is Big Friendly Read, a nod to one of the nation’s favourite authors, Roald Dahl, and sees the Reading Agency collaborating with the author’s estate in recognition… Read More Is it too early to talk about the Summer Reading Challenge?